Golf News – May 20, 2021

PUMA Golf Celebrates the Second Major of the Year With LE Collection of Apparel, Footwear & Accessories Inspired by South Carolina’s Southern Heritage

CARLSBAD, CA – PUMA Golf introduced the latest in its Tracks drop, the Palmetto Collection. The head-to-toe collection pays homage to the PGA Championship and the classic styles of the South, debuting PUMA’s first technical seersucker fabric, with performance elements needed for golf. Designed using the Palmetto tree the state tree of South Carolina. Rickie Fowler, Bryson DeChambeau and Gary Woodland will wear pieces from the Collection as they tee it up this week at Kiawah Island.

More details on the entire collection, including apparel, footwear, accessories and bags:

Palmetto Seersucker Polo – Featuring a performance seersucker, textured fabric with a Palmetto print, the official state tree of South Carolina. Grab a sweet tea and rock this look all summer long.

Palmetto Seersucker Short – Featuring a matching seersucker, textured fabric to the Seersucker Polo, these shorts will keep you feeling cool, classic, and styling on and off the course.

Tech Pique Palmetto Polo – Perfect for the warm summer months, features the same technical seersucker print under the collar seen throughout the collection.

Seersucker P 110 Snapback Cap – Featuring the same cool seersucker with Palmetto print.

IGNITE FASTEN8 Seersucker – Designed for comfort, stability and performance, these LE Fasten8’s feature a white upper and gum colored outsole and unique seersucker print on the Fasten8 cage to complement the rest of the Collection.

COBRA x VESSEL Seersucker Tour Stand Bag – pays homage to the classic styles of the South. Featuring a unique seersucker graphic along with Palmetto Trees, the official state tree of South Carolina, home to the host 2021 PGA Championship course.

Visit PUMA Golf HERE

Golf Pride® expands MCC Teams™ Collection to include Plus4 models and new colors, allowing even more golfers to express their style and team allegiances

PINEHURST, NC – Golf Pride, an industry leader in grip innovation and the #1 Grip on Tour®, announced today it is expanding its popular MCC® Teams family by offering the original 15 team color combinations in the Plus4 model as well as five new color options in Plus4. The line extension is the perfect option for players that want to show their fandom and style on the course, and prefer the larger lower hand feel of Plus4. The new color options bring together performance-technology, expression of colorful style and many more opportunities to show college, pro, or even high school spirit.

Golf Pride’s MCC is the #1 Grip Series Worldwide™, preferred by both Touring professionals and amateurs with over 250 Tour wins. The unique hybrid design of the MCC model features Brushed Cotton Cord Technology in the upper hand area for player’s that desire all-weather cord performance, and high-traction rubber in the lower hand area for the touch and feel normally associated with a velvet style grip. Offering the best of both worlds, it’s no surprise that MCC is the dominant grip in golf.    

“We know there is a tremendous crossover between passionate golfers and passionate sports fans who love to support their favorite professional or amateur teams,” said Bruce Miller, product manager, Golf Pride. “Adding the Plus4 to the MCC Teams family, as well as the expanded color options in Plus4, allows an even greater number of golfers to not only play the most popular grip in golf but also show their flair for color and style.”

The MCC Teams grips come in standard, midsize, and Plus4 with the new Plus4 color options available at retail now. The newest colors for 2021 include purple and yellow, purple and white, navy and white, dark green and white, and orange and white.

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Precision Pro Golf Unveils R1 Smart Rangefinder

CINCINNATI, OH – Precision Pro Golf  – a technology company that creates innovative products to help golfers of all skill levels enjoy the game more – announces the R1 Smart Rangefinder, the company’s most-advanced model to date, is now available for preorder at www.precisionprogolf.com.

The R1 features game-changing MYSLOPE™ technology, the first-ever personalized slope calculation that creates an adjusted distance specific to a player and their environment. The patented MYSLOPE™ algorithm combines a player’s unique ball data (launch angle, ball speed, spin rate) with environmental variables (temperature, altitude, humidity, etc.). The result is a game-changing level of accuracy applied to every course, club, and swing for a number specific to every player.

The R1 ($319.99) does not require players to look at or use their phones during a round of golf. Instead, data is seamlessly relayed via Bluetooth from the Precision Pro Golf app (available for iOS and Android) to the unit, where all figures and measurements are displayed through the viewfinder. Beyond providing actual and MYSLOPE adjusted distances, with a push of a button the R1 will display yardages to the front, middle and back of the green. MYSLOPE functions can be easily disengaged for USGA-conforming play via a toggle on the side of the rangefinder.

MYSLOPE™ was created by Precision Pro’s in-house team of data analysts, who wanted to design a system that was more personal and provided individualized distances to users. The complex algorithm uses weather information from the player’s smartphone, including data on air density, air pressure, altitude, etc. Golfers can also enter their unique ball data into the Precision Pro Golf app or create a profile that draws from the ball flight data of thousands of other users with similar traits. The result is the most personalized distance measurements ever.

As with Precision Pro Golf’s other popular rangefinders, crystal clarity is achieved through the enhanced LCD display, which provides 6x magnification to ensure golfers always find their target. Additional features of the R1 include:

  • Wind Assist™ – Lets the golfer know how wind might potentially impact the distance of each shot
  • Find My Precision Pro – Notifies the golfer when their rangefinder is missing and reminds them to secure it when the round is over
  • GPS Distances – Slope-adjusted distances to the front, center, and back of the green
  • Target Acquisition Technology – Makes it simple to lock on a target, even with shaky hands
  • Pulse Vibration – Delivers a short burst to ensure players are shooting the flag and not at another target
  • Magnetic Cart Grip – Easily sticks to the cart, clubs or any other metal object

Established in 2013 by a group of avid golfers who believed too many players were being priced out of the rangefinder market, Precision Pro Golf sets out to design high-quality, attainable alternatives. The brand has continued to bring innovative solutions to the industry for nearly a decade, purposefully avoiding the one-size-fits-all design mentality and instead designing their own products with specific audiences in mind.

Beyond the R1, Precision Pro offers a variety of rangefinders and accessories, including the popular NX7, NX9 and NX9 Slope models. On all rangefinders, Precision Pro offers free shipping, a 90-day money back guarantee and the only free lifetime battery replacement program in the industry.

Customer service is a hallmark of Precision Pro, as indicated by its Precision Care Package. Beyond the 90-day money back guarantee and free lifetime battery replacement, the company also offers a two-year warranty and guaranteed trade-in allowance, wherein they provide customers a 30% discount for trading in existing Precision Pro Golf product toward the purchase of new ones.

Visit Precision Pro Golf HERE

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